Café Racer Festival

RC regular Ian Woolley found himself short of reading matter, and this minor crisis somehow led him to Montlhéry in June, surrounded by all manner of customised classic bikes. Old skool café racers and trad Tritons took to the track alongside new wave brats, bobbers and street-trackers. Here, then, are the highlights… One of my regrets, one of many for…

Triumph Thruxton Bonneville

Claudio Sintich (aka l’Inglese) has drawn from a wide range of resources to research and publish this definitive work on the original Thruxton Bonneville. Although at first sight this is a book aimed at the classic Triumph enthusiast, it also acts as a tour through the world of early production racing. The story focuses on the Thruxton distance races (nine…